Thursday, October 04, 2007

Dieting Advice from a Three Year Old

Sometimes Ian will say something absolutely brilliant or funny, and I quickly write it down for future blog posts. In light of my new diet health changes, I thought the following scenario to be perfect:

We're sitting at the kitchen table and Ian ravenously eats his lunch. He's enjoying it so much he has seconds. But then he notices his stomach is not feeling too well and states, "Mommy, my tummy hurts."

"Oh honey, maybe you should stop eating. Maybe your tummy is telling you it's full."

Ian thinks about it, looks down at his belly and gingerly pats it. "Mommy, I can take my shirt off and all the food will come out of my tummy and I can eat more."

Don't I wish, don't I wish...


Well, dear blogging friends, I bid you adieu. Tomorrow, I'm off on a girls' weekend up in the mountains. No hubby, no kids (all of whom I love dearly and will miss oodles). It's going to be a selfish it's-all-about-me time. No diapers to change, no peeing or pooping accidents to clean up, no dressing two little darlings in the morning or at night, no feeding three hungry mouths, no whining other than the wining and dining I plan to do with friends, no breaking up fights, no laundry, no dishes, etc. I only have to take care of myself. I plan on relaxing, gossiping, reading a book, taking a walk, and above all else, laughing my a** off with friends. And yes, I'm being purely selfish, but in the end I know this will help me be a better mommy and wife. I'll be recharged and ready to tackle the endless tasks of domestic life.


Guinevere Meadow said...

If only Ian was right!! :)

Have a GREAT time this weekend!! You'll have a blast! Tell us all about it when you come home!

Elizabeth said...

Have a GREAT weekend!

Anonymous said...

I wish it worked that way as well!

Have a wonderful time!

Ann said...

Hope you have a WONDERFULLY refreshing time. All moms need this time to refresh and revitalize. Make sure you blog about it so I can live vicariously through you!!!

Mama's Moon said...

Oooh! Gals' weekend! Yay! You and I seem to be following the same wavelength - first San Diego over Labor Day weekend, and now girls' weekend away (mine will be in two weeks!). I'm right behind ya, Mamacita T., right behind ya I tell ya!!


Kelli in the Mirror said...

Have a wonderful time! Sounds like a ton of fun.

carrie said...

Congratulations on your weight loss last week!

And, I am green with envy about your girls weekend!

We all need to recharge our batteries once in a while!

Rachel said...

It's ok to be a little selfish sometimes.

I hope you had a wonderful time!